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Misc. Accounting MCQs




Question;1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?;a. A firm that makes 90% of its sales on credit and 10% for cash is growing at a constant rate of10% annually. Such a firm will be able to keep its accounts receivable at the current level, since the 10% cash sales can be used to finance the 10% growth rate.b. In managing a firm's accounts receivable, it is possible to increase credit sales per day yet still keep accounts receivable fairly steady, provided the firm can shorten the length of its collection period (its DSO) sufficiently.c. Because of the costs of granting credit, it is not possible for credit sales to be more profitable than cash sales.d. Since receivables and payables both result from sales transactions, a firm with a high receivables-to-sales ratio must also have a high payables-to-sales ratio.e. Other things held constant, if a firm can shorten its DSO, this will lead to a higher current ratio.;2. Halka Company is a no-growth firm. Its sales fluctuate seasonally, causing total assets to vary from $320,000 to $410,000, but fixed assets remain constant at $260,000. If the firm follows a maturity matching (or moderate) working capital financing policy, what is the most likely total of long-term debt plus equity capital?a. $260,642b. $274,360c. $288,800d. $304,000e. $320,000;3. Your consulting firm was recently hired to improve the performance of Shin-Soenen Inc, which is highly profitable but has been experiencing cash shortages due to its high growth rate. As one part of your analysis, you want to determine the firm?s cash conversion cycle. Using the followinginformation and a 365-day year, what is the firm?s present cash conversion cycle?Average inventory = $75,000Annual sales = $600,000Annual cost of goods sold = $360,000Average accounts receivable = $160,000Average accounts payable = $25,000a. 120.6 days b. 126.9 days c. 133.6 days d. 140.6 days e. 148.0 days;4. Affleck Inc.'s business is booming, and it needs to raise more capital. The company purchases supplies on terms of 1/10 net 20, and it currently takes the discount. One way of getting the needed funds would be to forgo the discount, and the firm's owner believes she could delay payment to 40 days without adverse effects. What would be the effective annual percentage cost of funds raised by this action? (Assume a 365-day year.)a. 10.59%b. 11.15%c. 11.74%d. 12.36%e. 13.01%


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